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Judge: Not Available
Court: Circuit Court, Mobile County, Alabama
Plaintiff's Attorney: Mobile County Chief Assistant District Attorney Keith Blackwood
Defendant's Attorney: Best Mobile Criminal Defense Lawyer Directory
Description: Mobile, Alabama criminal defense attorney represented Defendant charged with capital murder for allegedly fatally beating a toddler to death.
Willie Anthony Burton, age 34, was charged with capital murder for killing Kyle Freeman, the 2-year-old son of his girlfriend, while trying to potty train the child in August 2018.
Defendant testified on his own behalf.
"A medical examiner testified this week that the child had suffered blows to the head and abdomen, and that the injuries were consistent with an intentional act. The medical examiner also testified that the blows tore the boy’s intestines, causing him to go into shock."
Outcome: Not Guilty!